Unfortunately, the district had just stockpiled enough mix to make 600 industrial-size Bundt
pans of cake and brownies.
What changes I've seen are the type of products customers are purchasing," said West, noting a definite "trend in mini forms, loafs and Bundt
Chef Bob Dougall whips up a dinner menu that can include pork loin stuffed with apple and sage, broccoli custard, garlic mashed potatoes and a Tioga Ding Dong for dessert - a chocolate bundt
cake with creamy filling.
My basic bakeware business is good, and so are the specialty shapes like the Bundt
pans from Nordic Ware," said one retailer.
Jason Desiderio, Amy Rohe-Kipp, Doug Weinert, Kelly Cosentino, Melissa Bundt
, Dan Savage, Laura Strauss, Ehret Van Horn, Steven Rosenfeld and Scott Vadnais made up Gross Polowy Orlans' bowling teams.
A specialty of French chef/owner Jean Francois Meteingner, ``It's an adaptation of a bundt
cake recipe from a friend's grandmother,'' he says.
Among the standout product trends for manufacturers in 2002 is the strong showing by specialty shapes, like the cast-aluminum Bundt
pans made by Nordic Ware.
Lauderdale Florida, was fortunate enough to have had its Gourmet Key Lime bundt
cake selected as one of "Oprah's Favorite Things" in 2004.
There are brownies, cookies, croissants, assorted Danish pastries, mini bundt
cakes, muffins, scones, strudel and specialty pastries displayed handsomely near the ordering counter.
Retailers pointed to Nordic Ware's shaped bundt
pans and molds and the Doughmaker line of bakeware with a pebbled surface as examples of innovation that have helped the category overall support higher price points.
As part of a special holiday initiative, The Great Spirits Baking Company will donate $1 to Share Our Strength for every individual Mini Bundt
Cake sold as well as $3 for every Gift Box Sampler sold during the months of December on the company's website.
Bake any one of these cakes in a bundt
pan and it will stand tall, look spectacular and get noticed.